With so many demands on today’s families and the increased focus on early brain development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. That’s why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

  • Freehold Child Care
    Discover a world of education and enrichment! The Freehold YMCA provides safe and secure child care for infants, toddlers, pre-school & pre-K (Ages 3 months to 5 years).
  • Freehold School Age Child Care
    School Age Child Care extends your child's learning day in a fun and meaningful way! With a focus on character development and healthy living, children experience academic, physical and social activities under the supervision of positive, caring role models.
  • Y Academy | K-6 Education Partner
  • Y-Kids Before & After School Care
    School Age Child Care extends your child's learning day in a fun and meaningful way! With a focus on character development and healthy living, children experience academic, physical and social activities under the supervision of positive, caring role models.

healthy-uA leader in childhood obesity prevention, the Y is committed to keeping kids active. Through a partnership with The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, the Healthy U health & physical activity initiative is incorporated in all YMCA of Greater Monmouth County Preschool and School Age programs for youth.

Healthy U is designed to combat childhood obesity by instituting behavioral changes in children using a multi-pronged approach that includes nutrition education, increased physical activity and a family focus. Learn more about the Healthy U program and CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health).

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Nurtured Heart Approach® Workshop 2:00 pm
Nurtured Heart Approach® Workshop @ YMCA
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nurtured Heart Approach® Workshop @ YMCA | Eatontown | New Jersey | United States
The Nurtured Heart Approach® is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in The 3 Stands™ for helping children (and adults) build their Inner Wealth® and use their intensity in successful ways. It has become a powerful way of awakening the inherent greatness in all children while facilitating parenting and classroom success. February 23, 2024 | 2-5[...]
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Body Composition Analysis at the Ocean County Family YMCA! 6:30 am
Body Composition Analysis at the Ocean County Family YMCA!
Feb 28 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Body Composition Analysis at the Ocean County Family YMCA!
UNLOCK YOUR HEALTH POTENTIAL AT THE Y! Get a comprehensive body composition analysis covering muscle, body fat, hydration levels, and daily calorie burn. Empower yourself to optimize workouts aligned with your goals partnered with Atlantic Physical Therapy Center. BUY ONE ANALYSIS, GET ONE FREE! Visit the Y to start your health journey! To register, visit[...]
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Hearts of Hope 4:00 pm
Hearts of Hope @ 618 Restaurant
Feb 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Hearts of Hope @ 618 Restaurant | Freehold | New Jersey | United States
Join Us at Our Happy Hour for Hearts of Hope Thursday, February 29, 2024 4-6 p.m. 618 Restaurant in Freehold Click here to buy tickets! Five organizations uniting to help youth thrive! Collier Youth Services Family and Children’s Service Hope For Children Foundation The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide YMCA of Greater Monmouth[...]